|Obituaries for March 14, 2001|
Mattie C. Bloodworth
JACKSON – Mattie C. Bloodworth, 78, died Monday at Manhatten Nursing Home.
Mrs. Bloodworth was a homemaker. She attended Faith Baptist Church.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Faith Baptist Church.
Mrs. Bloodworth is survived by her husband, Travis Bloodworth of Jackson; a daughter; two sisters; two grandchildren; and a host of other relatives.
Lakewood Memorial Park was in charge of arrangements.
Donald B. Hitt
Donald Bryant Hitt, 61, of Grenada, died Tuesday at his residence.
Mr. Hitt was a retired painter. He was a member of Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church in Webster County.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at National Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Phillip Cook officiating. Burial will be in Embry Cemetery at the church.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mr. Hitt is survived by his mother, Lorene Hitt of Grenada; and two brothers, John Hitt of Grenada and Charles Hitt of Bellefontaine.
National Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ouida S. Pruett
WINONA – Ouida Stephens Pruett, 78, of Grenada, died Monday at her residence.
Mrs. Pruett was a homemaker, and former employee of Baldwin Piano Co. in Greenwood, J.A. Olson Co., McGregor Shirt Manufacturing in Winona, Kountry Kitchen and Coleman’s Bar-b-que in Grenada. She was a member of Pine Bluff Baptist Church near Kilmichael.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. today at 2 p.m. at Lee Funeral Home Chapel in Winona with the Rev. Harvey Overstreet officiating. Burial was in Hebron Cemetery near Kilmichael.
Mrs. Pruett was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Pruett; and a son, Donald Ralph Greenlee.
She is survived by two daughters, Pat Pruitt of Grenada and Lelia ‘Bay’ Cook of Duck Hill; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a host of nephews and nieces.
Lee Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
BELMONT – A.J. Waddle, 90, a native of Prentiss County, died Monday at Red Bay Hospital.
Mr. Waddle was owner and operator of a grocery store at Moore’s Mill, drove a school bus, farmed, and saw milled. He also raised cattle after his retirement and served on the Belmont Board of Alderman for three terms.
Mr. Waddle was a member of Belmont First Baptist Church.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jack Maroon officiating. Burial will be in Belmont City Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mr. Waddle was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar L. and Maxie Lou Griffin Waddle; an infant daughter; five brothers, Prentiss Ray Waddle, Boyd Casie Waddle, Hollis Roden Waddle and twin infants; and two sisters, Opal W. Stephens and Joyce A. Cunningham.
He is survived by his wife, Vivian Delena Harris Waddle of Belmont; two daughters, Patricia Sue Williams of Grenada and Lucretia Ann Alexander of Belmont; a brother, Lyonal L. Waddle of Booneville; a sister, Eupel L. Mize of Tupelo; four grandchildren, Cynthia C. Ponder, Constance D. French, both of Brandon, Karla K. Clement of Florence, Ala. and Van Alexander of Horn Lake; four great-grandchildren, Katie S. Williams, Karlee P. Ponder, Sarah A. French and Caitlin E. Clement.
Pallbearers will be Thomas Mize, Jim Cunningham, Lee Waddle, Jimmy Searcy, Larry Harris and Gary Cayson.
Deaton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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